#4ThePeople: 14 percent of Spokane County’s voter have returned their ballots

SPOKANE, Wash. — Voters still have time to return their ballots for Washington’s Primary Election.

Ballots are due by 8 p.m. on August 2. People who have not yet registered to vote can still do so up until that same time on Election Day, but will have to do so at their county elections office.

So far, 12.15 percent of Washington voters have returned their ballots. That’s 588,370 of Washington’s more than 4.8 million voters.

In Spokane County, 14.09 percent of registered voters have returned their ballots. That’s 50,654 of the county’s 358,789 registered voters.

Of the ballots returned in the county, 626 have been challenged. This can be caused by a few things, including not having a signature, having a signature that does not match what is one file or a voter having failed an ID check.

You can learn how to track the status of your ballot here. If it says “accepted,” you’re all set. If it is listed as “challenged,” you can expect a notice from your County Elections Office to fix whatever they have flagged.

Find a full breakdown of ballot return statistics here.

READ: #4ThePeople: Everything to know for Washington’s August Primary

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